The UK has the most highly developed arts infrastructure in the world. But, asks 2016-17 Clore Visual Artist Fellow Maurice Carlin in the first of two short provocations, imagine if it all disappeared overnight. Would it make a difference to your career? Would you still make art? And what do we want this infrastructure to do?
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Nicola Naismith is the recipient of the Clore Visual Artist Fellowship, which for the second year is supported by a-n. She explains how she feels about being the 2017-18 fellow, its relevance to her art practice, and what she hopes to get out of the year.
The second recipient of the annual Clore Visual Artist Fellowship is Norwich-based artist Nicola Naismith.
As Clore Visual Artist Fellow Maurice Carlin sets off on the second leg of his a-n supported research trip, we look back at his first week of posts on a-n’s Instagram, exploring Hong Kong’s visual art scene.
Clore Visual Artist Fellow Maurice Carlin is taking over the a-n Instagram for the next two weeks as he travels to China and India to explore the markets and infrastructures of two very distinct art ecologies.
Salford-based artist Maurice Carlin is the recipient of the inaugural Clore Visual Artist Fellowship 2016/17, supported by a-n. He recalls a year in which personal successes have been overshadowed by global events.
For the second year running, a-n is supporting the unique Clore Visual Artist Fellowship as part of the Clore Leadership programme. UK-based artists can apply now.
The Salford-based artist Maurice Carlin hopes to use his time as the first-ever Clore Visual Artist Fellow to, among other things, “change perceptions… of what it means to be an artist”. He shares his thoughts on the fellowship, its personal and wider significance, and why artists – and the artist-led sector in particular – need to recognise the importance of good leadership.